“Nekotsya Workshop”, “Colors of the North” and “Being a guest of Varyuzhka”
14:40 27 июня 2019
Категории: News in English
Grants for preservation of the original environment of indigenous northerners were given in Yamal to individually working craftspeople being busy with artistic crafts and folk trades and also small forms of economy being busy with traditional economic activity. For the received funds the winners will be able to purchase such commodity and material values as workshops, vaccination corrals (for reindeer), snowmobiles, boats and boat engines, fishing nets, tools and many other things, which are necessary for fulfillment of projects and also simplify everyday life of people leading of traditional way of life in severe conditions of the North.
In total 28 applications were submitted from claimants to the regional department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities. According to the results of the contest, 4 individually working craftspeople from among indigenous ethnic minorities of the North received 200 thousand rubles each. The funds were allocated to the projects “Workshop of the future” and “Colors of the North” on sewing of traditional clothes from Salekhard and Tazovskiy district, the projects “Nokhryukh-Kedr” on creation of items for everyday life, souvenir products and the internet-store of piece goods “Being a guest of Varyuzhka” on work with birch bark, fur, leather, artistic painting on fabric from Shuryshkarskiy district.
Five projects received 700 thousand rubles each, as the press-service of the head of the region informs. These are: the project “Nekotsya Workshop” on organizing of the production workshop on making of souvenir products, sewing of ethnic items in Gubkinskiy, “Development of taiga reindeer husbandry – the peasant farm holding Ikhyakhinskoye” on making of ethnic traditional dwelling in Purovskiy district and “Effective fish catching” on creation of individual enterprises, manufacture and sale of fishing products in Shuryshkarskiy district.
Among the winners there are two projects from Yamalskiy district – “Preservation and development of reindeer husbandry” on manufacture and sale of reindeer-herding products and “Purchase and use of snowmobile vehicles for needs of the community”. In the results of fulfillment of their projects, all the grant winners will create new working places for representatives of indigenous ethnic minorities, providing their employment and wages, assisting to preservation of traditional economic activity on places of residence of indigenous peoples of the North.